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A Clean, Well-Lighted Place | Study Guide

Ernest Hemingway

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Overview

Author

Ernest Hemingway

Year Published

1933

Type

Short Story

Genre

Fiction

Perspective and Narrator

"A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" is narrated from the third-person omniscient perspective of someone observing a café in Spain.

Tense

"A Clean, Well-Lighted Place" is narrated in past tense by an observer who mostly follows the thoughts of an older waiter in a cafe.

About the Title

The title, "A Clean, Well-Lighted Place," refers to the setting of the story, the café. The character of the older waiter describes the café as clean and well-lighted. He believes it is important for people to have a place like this to go.

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